Sunday, 10 August 2008 08:16

Rural Issues

Whats happening

Projects at  Rural Action Derbyshire.

In-house training Learning in Faith and Discipleship training.

Latest news from Germinate.

FCN release Farming and better mental health. An open and honest film highlighting the importance of seeking support has been launched during farming help awareness week. 
The message is a positive one, and that it encourages people to seek help if they should need it.

For local support links see Mental Health and Credit Union page


If accessing training and use of the internet is a barrier - why not seek support /training ?

Digital Inclusion projects in Derbyshire:-

This project run from Citizens Advice Mid Mercia and offers support to a number of Derbyshire districts.

Good Things Foundation: advice for helping older people and people who are digitally excluded. See  'learn my way' platform. Help can be obtained from Derbyshire Library Service.

Derbyshire Dales: run from Dales CVS they offer a digital buddy to support learners email/ tel: 01629 812154 and more information.

Rural Action Derbyshire: are offering support and training and recruiting digital buddies, for more information, or email / tel: 01629 592970.  

Derbyshire Peer Recovery Group has recruited tech buddies. To make a referral email or tel: 01773 734989.

Church of England Digital labs


Resources for Rural Churches

Church of England Digital Labs | The Church of England

Country Way is available on line where you can browse and download articles for free. Paper copies via Deanery reps (c/o Archdeacon Carol).

Rural Mission resources.

Germinate- Arthur Rank Centre resources to support rural churches in the current situation.


Derbyshire Rural Chaplaincy Newsletter

>> December 2021 [PDF]

>> June 2021


Rural Chaplaincy website.

Farmwell is recommended by Farm Community Network.


Rural Funding Digest  

Open Welcome a toolkit designed to help rural churches consider how they might use their building to offer welcome and hospitality to those in their community, both residents and visitors. click here to download open welcome


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